Kansas Jayhawks

Billy Preston

Position Forward
Height 6'10''
Weight 240 lbs.
Class Freshman
Hometown Los Angeles, Calif.
High School Oak Hill Academy [Va.]

ITALY 2017
Played in three of four games in KU’s 4-0 trip to Italy in early August … Started two of the three games and averaged 7.3 points and 4.3 rebounds … Had five steals in his three games … Scored 10 points on 4-of-7 shooting with four rebounds in the opener against Stella Azzurra Roma HSC (Aug. 2) … Pulled down a team-high seven rebounds and scored nine points against the Players Group (Aug. 5).

A 2017 McDonald’s All-American … Averaged 15.3 points and a team-high 10.4 rebounds at Oak Hill Academy (Virginia)
in 2016-17 … Oak Hill posted a 37-4 record in 2016-17 … Recorded four games of 20-plus points … Posted 10 double-doubles during the 2016-17 season … Prior to transferring to Oak Hill, played for Advanced Prep International in Dallas … Averaged 18.0 points and 10.0 rebounds in 2015-16 at Advanced Prep … Played AAU basketball for Mo Williams, Houston Hoops and Belmont Shores.

Parents are Nicole Player and Timicha Kirby … Lists his role models as LeBron James and Stanley Johnson … Undecided on major.